Towarri National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Towarri National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
- Take Middlebrook Road and drive for 20km to the Washpools campground and picnic area. The last 7km of this road is unsealed.
Park entry points
- Muddlebrook Road access See on map
- Washpools campground See on map
- Washpools picnic area and viewing platform See on map
Check out the bicycle information for NSW website for more information. Cycling is not permitted in the park.
By public transport
For information about public transport options, visit the NSW country transport info website.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Towarri National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Wildflowers emerge in spring and that gets the birds and bees excited too.
These hot months are a great time for swimming in Middle Brook and Washpools waterhole.
Wood fires are allowed in the park during winter, so it's an ideal time to come camping. Pack your billy and your thermals.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 30°C
2.5°C and 14.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in the Country NSW region
Towarri National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger
02 6540 2300
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337
- Scone office
Scone (20 km)
Nestled in the picturesque Upper Hunter, Scone is known as the horse capital of Australia.
Muswellbrook (45 km)
Muswellbrook is a vibrant country town surrounded by vineyards and horse studs. It straddles the Hunter River in the fertile wine-growing region of the Upper Hunter. Enjoy the local produce while you take in the natural beauty of the surrounding wilderness.
Tamworth (127 km)
Tamworth's annual Country Music Festival is the largest music festival in the southern hemisphere and one of the top 10 music festivals in the world, with more than 2,200 events and 400 performances or gigs across 90 venues.